Kenneth J. Meier

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

Cardiff University

Aberconway Building

Colum Drive

Cardiff, Wales CF10 3EU

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Leiden University - Institute of Public Administration

P.O. Box 13228

Den Haag, 2501 EE

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Organizational Performance: Measurement Theory and an Application: Or, Common Source Bias, the Achilles Heel of Public Management Research

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Kenneth J. Meier and Laurence J. O'Toole
American University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Taxes, Incentives, and Economic Growth: Assessing the Impact of Pro-business Taxes on U.S. State Economies

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Kenneth J. Meier and Soledad Artiz
American University and Harvard University
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Comparing the Impact of Public and Private Sector Management: A Preliminary Analysis Using Colleges and Universities

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Laurence J. O'Toole, Alisa Hicklin and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, University of Oklahoma and American University
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Goals, Communication, Participation and Feedback: Mid-level Management and Traditional Public Administration

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
Nathan Favero, Kenneth J. Meier and Laurence J. O'Toole
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy
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Formalizing Punctuated Equilibrium: Constructing a Falsifiable Theory of Policy Change

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2013
Nathan Favero and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
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punctuated equilibrium, policy change, agenda

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Politics, Bureaucracy, and Successful Governance: The Problem of Political Failure

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3268959
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
American University, Texas A&M University - George Bush School of Government and Public Service, United States Naval Academy - Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Evaluating Urban Public Schools: Parents, Teachers and State Assessments

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
Nathan Favero and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
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African American Educational Equity: The Role of Politics

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Kenneth J. Meier, Meredith B. Walker and Sadé Walker
American University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Academic Job Market in Public Affairs: What Characteristics Are Desired?

Number of pages: 21
Kenneth J. Meier and Rich Takacs
American University and American University
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academic jobs, public affairs, higher education

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Optimal Turnover Rates and Performance in Public Organizations: Theoretical Expectations

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Jun 2019
Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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Employee Quality, Optimal Turnover Rates in Public Organizations, Public Sector Labor Market, Turnover-Performance Dynamics

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I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends: Race and Effective Substantive Representation in Urban Education

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Aug 2014
Kenneth J. Meier and Amanda Rutherford
American University and Texas A&M University
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Public Management on the Ground: Clustering Managers Based on Their Behavior

International Public Management Journal (2017), American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3083794
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2017
The Danish National Centre for Social Research, American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Aarhus - Department of Political Science and American University
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Trading Speed for Accuracy? Managing Goal Conflict and Accommodation in the U.S. Unemployment Insurance Program

Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 175-198, May 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Oct 2011
Jeffrey B. Wenger, Laurence J. O'Toole and Kenneth J. Meier
RAND Corporation, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University
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unemployment, administration, goal ambiguity, goal conflict

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Learning on the Job: The Impact of Job Tenure and Management Strategies on Nursing Home Performance

Administration & Society 52 (4): 593-630
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2020
Anna Amirkhanyan, Seung-Ho An, Beth A. Hawks and Kenneth J. Meier
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and American University
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Job Tenure, Management Strategies, Organizational Performance

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Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Addressing Endogeneity with Panel Data from a Field Experiment

An, Seung-Ho, Kenneth J. Meier, Jacob Ladenburg, and Niels Westergård-Nielsen. 2019. "Leadership and Job Satisfaction: Addressing Endogeneity with Panel Data from a Field Experiment." Review of Public Personnel Administration, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 May 2019
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, American University, The Rockwool Foundation Research Unit and Copenhagen Business School - Department of International Economics and Management
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Employee Perceived Effect of Leadership Training: Comparing Public and Private Organizations

International Public Management Journal, 22(1): 2-28, 2019. DOI/10.1080/10967494.2018.1497739
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy, American University, Aarhus University - Faculty of Business Administration and Aarhus University
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Management and Performance in U.S. Nursing Homes

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3144761
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Brazos County Health Department and Independent
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Perceptual Bias and Public Programs: The Case of the United States and Hospital Care

Public Administration Review. 79(6): 820-828 (2019)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2020
Kenneth J. Meier, Austin Johnson and Seung-Ho An
American University, Texas A&M University (TAMU), Students and University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy
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Environmental Change, Human Resources and Organizational Turnaround

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 46, Issue 5, pp. 835-863, July 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 May 2009
George Boyne and Kenneth J. Meier
Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School and American University
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Limiting Managerial Discretion in a New Public Management World: Nursing Homes and the National Background Check Program

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 May 2020
Fei Roberts, Jourdan Davis, Kenneth J. Meier and Anna Amirkhanyan
American University, American University, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Sector Bias in Public Programs: US Nonprofit Hospitals

Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 3(1): 1-8 (2020)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
Kenneth J. Meier and Seung-Ho An
American University and University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy
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Sectoral differences, Sector bias, Performance management, Replication, Nonprofit organization

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Quality Standards, Implementation Autonomy, and Citizen Satisfaction with Public Services: Cross-National Evidence

Forthcoming, Public Management Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Mar 2020
Miyeon Song, Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of South Carolina, University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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Citizen Satisfaction, Performance Assessment, Bureaucratic Autonomy, Decentralization

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Sector Bias and the Credibility of Performance Information: An Experimental Study of Elder Care Provision

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 May 2020
Kenneth J. Meier, Miyeon Song, Jourdan Davis and Anna Amirkhanyan
American University, University of South Carolina, American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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Management Activity and Program Performance: Gender as Management Capital

Public Administration Review 66 (1), 24–36
Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Kenneth J. Meier, Laurence J. O'Toole and Holly Goerdel
American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and University of Kansas

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public management, strategic management, gender, education

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Employee Turnover and Organizational Performance: Testing a Hypothesis from Classical Public Administration

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 573-590, 2008
Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Kenneth J. Meier and Alisa Hicklin
American University and University of Oklahoma

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Strategic Management and the Performance of Public Organizations: Testing Venerable Ideas Against Recent Theories

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 357-377, 2007
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Kenneth J. Meier, Laurence J. O'Toole and George Boyne
American University, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School

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Serpents in the Sand: Managerial Networking and Nonlinear Influences on Organizational Performance

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 253-273, 2008
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Alisa Hicklin, Laurence J. O'Toole and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Oklahoma, University of Georgia - Department of Public Administration and Policy and American University

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Gender and the Effectiveness of Leadership Training: Results from a Field Experiment

Review of Public Personnel Administration
Number of pages: 40
Seung-Ho An and Kenneth J. Meier
University of Arizona - School of Government and Public Policy and American University
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